Louis Le Vau Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French) Art Market:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Château de Versailles, France
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
140 works by or related to the artist
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
World Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)Articles and Reference Sites:
California State University WorldImages Database
Views of Versailles Palace
Additional Image Search Tools:
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RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Ecole nationale des chartes (in French)
Louis le Vau - Les débuts d'un architecte parisien
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
|Look Inside Books:||Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.|| |
|Search Inside Books:||Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.|
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
Louis Le Vau: Mazarin's College, Colbert's Revenge.